A matter of few minutes saved the Palestine High Commissioner, Sir Herbert Samuel, from being involved in the shooting when Druse bandits attacked and murdered five of his British escort, according to a circumstantial account contained in a letter the “Daily Express” reports it received from a soldier named Grew. a member of the High Commissioner’s escort.
Grew states the shooting occurred immediately after the British escort handed over the guardship of Sir Herbert to a relieving French escort.
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